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  • What is Genetic Counselling?

    27 January - 19 April 2020

    What is Genetic Counselling? https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/what-is-genetic-counselling-de9049ee-4df5-4c8c-a099-9f91c2696d3b # Overview * **Duration:** 6 weeks live, 2 hours per week * **Free** * **Certificate of achievement** available on satisfactory completion * **Start Date:** The course is run ‘live’ for 6 weeks from the start date above. Once this period is over there will be no live monitoring of the forums, but you can still join and complete the course during the remaining period. ### Why join the course? Who are genetic counsellors? Who has genetic counselling and what does a genetic counsellor do? On this course, you will find the answers to these questions whilst learning about the role of genetic counselling in healthcare and the genomic era. You will discover why people seek genetic counselling and how it compares in different contexts and countries. You will explore the main skills and knowledge needed of a genetic counsellor, as well as their key responsibilities to patients. You will also discuss the ethical issues of genetic counselling, and its varied opportunities and challenges for the future. ### Who is the course for? This course is designed for healthcare professionals, clinicians, biomedical research scientists, and anyone curious about genetic counselling. Although not required, a basic knowledge of genetics, genetic testing technologies, and inheritance patterns would help support your learning on this course. # Programme ### What topics will you cover? * Why people would see a genetic counsellor * Some of a genetic counsellor’s key tasks * A genetic counsellor’s key skills and knowledge: counselling skills, medical and scientific knowledge * Ethical issues in genetic counselling * What the future might hold for genetic counsellors ### What will you achieve? By the end of the course, you'll be able to... * Identify why people have genetic counselling and the different contexts in which people receive genetic counselling * Describe the different skills and knowledges needed by genetic counsellors * Compare genetic counselling in different contexts and different countries * Reflect on some ethical issues that arise in genetic counselling * Discuss the role of genetic counselling in healthcare as we enter the ‘genomic era'. ### What software or tools do you need? No specific software, hardware or other resources are required to complete the course. # Educators ## Lead Educators ### Anna Middleton I am the Chair of the Association of Genetic Nurses and Counsellors in the UK and ROI (2018/19) and Head of Society and Ethics Research at the Wellcome Genome Campus, Connecting Science, Cambridge, UK ### Jonathan Roberts I am a pre-registration genetic counsellor at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. I am also a Staff Scientists at the Wellcome Genome Campus. I conduct my research within the Society and Ethics Research group. # What's Included Wellcome Genome Campus Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences are offering everyone who joins this course a free digital upgrade, so that you can experience the full benefits of studying online for free. This means that you get: * Unlimited access to this course * Includes any articles, videos, peer reviews and quizzes * Tests to validate your learning * A PDF Certificate of Achievement to prove your success when you’re eligible 2020-01-27 09:00:00 UTC 2020-04-19 23:59:59 UTC Wellcome Genome Campus - Advanced Courses [] advancedcourses@wellcomegenomecampus.org [] [] workshops_and_courses [] geneticcounsellingHDRUK
  • Open Targets workshop - EMBL-EBI

    5 February 2020

    United Kingdom

    Open Targets workshop - EMBL-EBI https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/open-targets-workshop-embl-ebi-3dc8147d-8fbe-4df2-91ce-e78899d58ae9 In this EMBL-EBI Bioinformatics for Discovery course, we introduce Open Targets and its bioinformatics tools, namely Open Targets Platform and Open Targets Genetics, comprehensive and robust data integration resources for systematic target identification and prioritisation in drug discovery. 2020-02-05 09:00:00 UTC 2020-02-05 00:00:00 UTC Hinxton, United Kingdom Hinxton United Kingdom [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Open Targets
  • ELIXIR Norway: Workshop in Data Management for Life Science projects

    21 February 2020

    Tromsø, Norway

    Elixir node event
    ELIXIR Norway: Workshop in Data Management for Life Science projects https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/elixir-norway-workshop-in-data-management-for-life-science-projects The topic of the workshop is how to generate a data management plan for a research project that will meet the requirements of the funding organisations. The intended audience are researchers (PhD candidates, post-doctoral fellows, researchers, associate professors, professors) who are planning to submit a grant application for a research project. You will set up a data management plan for your project using the **ELIXIR Norway Data Steward Wizard (DSW) tool**. DSW is more flexible and provides more domain specific templates than the easyDMP offered by Uninett/Sigma2. **Course content:** -Requirements from the funding bodies and legal requirements -Licensing of data, biological material and software -Information on national and local storage infrastructures -Relevant deposition repositories (data archives) -Hands on training and assistance to generate a data management plan **Requirements:** -Bring your laptop -Optionally you can also bring your research project (if you have one) **Teachers:** -Korbinian Bösl -Erik Hjerde -Nils Peder Willassen 2020-02-21 09:00:00 UTC 2020-02-21 15:30:00 UTC ELIXIR Norway University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway University of Tromsø Tromsø Troms Norway 9019 Data quality management University of Tromsø ELIXIR Norway PhD candidatesPost-Doctoral FellowsResearchersAssociate ProfessorsProfessorsdata managers workshops_and_courses registration_of_interest data stewardship DSWdata managementlife sciencesData management planeLearningEeLP
  • Open Targets Platform workshop - EMBL-EBI

    5 March 2020

    United Kingdom

    Open Targets Platform workshop - EMBL-EBI https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/open-targets-platform-workshop-embl-ebi In this EMBL-EBI Introduction to Multiomics Data Integration and Visualisation course, we introduce Open Targets and its bioinformatics tools, namely Open Targets Platform and Open Targets Genetics, comprehensive and robust data integration resources for systematic target identification and prioritisation in drug discovery. 2020-03-05 09:00:00 UTC 2020-03-05 00:00:00 UTC Hinxton, United Kingdom Hinxton United Kingdom [] [] [] workshops_and_courses [] Open Targets
  • RNA-Seq analysis using Galaxy

    6 April 2020

    Saint Lucia, Australia

    RNA-Seq analysis using Galaxy https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/rna-seq-analysis-using-galaxy-27541783-c01f-4405-8508-b8f5bda790ae 2020-04-06 09:00:00 UTC 2020-04-06 17:00:00 UTC QCIF The University of Queensland, Saint Lucia, Australia The University of Queensland Saint Lucia Queensland Australia 4072 University of Queensland Mark Crowe - mark.crowe@qcif.edu.au [] Postgraduate studentsPostdoctoral researchers [] [] RNA-SeqGalaxyBioinformaticsGene ExpressionDifferential Expression
  • Genome assembly using Galaxy

    14 July 2020

    Saint Lucia, Australia

    Genome assembly using Galaxy https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/genome-assembly-using-galaxy-bfd44b56-d4a3-4863-a62b-e7656374a9a9 2020-07-14 09:00:00 UTC 2020-07-14 17:00:00 UTC QCIF The University of Queensland, Saint Lucia, Australia The University of Queensland Saint Lucia Queensland Australia 4072 University of Queensland Mark Crowe - mark.crowe@qcif.edu.au [] Postgraduate studentsPostdoctoral researchers [] [] Genome AssemblyDe novo genome assemblyGalaxyBioinformatics
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